Poster attacking the coalition National Government of Ramsey Macdonald as well as calling on readers to demonstrate their opposition to the British Union of Fascists. BUF leader Oswald Mosley led a march to Hyde Park in September 1934. (MEPO 2/3074)
William Joyce (“Lord Haw-Haw” in the Second World War) attempted to prosecute the Daily Worker newspaper for incitement to violence because it urged anti-fascists to counter-demonstrate against the Blackshirts in this way.
The figures depicted on the top row (left to right):
Stanley Baldwin. Lord President of Council, later Prime Minister (1935).
Viscount Hailsham. Secretary of State for War and Leader of the House of Lords, later Lord Chancellor (1935).
Eyres-Monsell. First Lord of the Admiralty
Thomas Inskip. Attorney General
Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Walter Elliot, Minister for Agriculture